Services - 16672-2022

13/01/2022    S9

Belgium-Brussels: Operation of an EU Helpdesk for the Support and Promotion of Sustainable Public Procurement (SPP) Helpdesk

2022/S 009-016672

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Legal Basis:
Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 2018/1046

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General for Environment (ENV)
Postal address: ENV.A.4 – Finance, Audit and Budget, BRE2 10/DCS
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. Brussel-Hoofdstad
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
E-mail: env-tenders@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/environment/funding/calls_en.htm
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Operation of an EU Helpdesk for the Support and Promotion of Sustainable Public Procurement (SPP) Helpdesk

Reference number: ENV/2021/OP/0010
II.1.2)Main CPV code
90700000 Environmental services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The task of the Sustainable Public Procurement (SPP) Helpdesk is to promote and disseminate information about GPP and to provide timely and accurate answers to stakeholders' enquiries. The Helpdesk's tasks also include the preparation of a periodical News-Alert, the development of good practice examples, provision of content for the GPP website, the elaboration of a list of frequently asked questions and the organisation of GPP and SPP webinars.

Expected results should facilitate the exchange of information on SPP practices in the EU and support and encourage contracting authorities in adopting SPP actions.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 546 976.80 EUR
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
90700000 Environmental services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. Brussel-Hoofdstad
Main site or place of performance:

The contractor's premises.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Operation of an EU Helpdesk for the support and promotion of Sustainable Public Procurement (SPP) Helpdesk.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of the proposed methodology / Weighting: 40
Quality criterion - Name: Organisation of the work and allocation of resources / Weighting: 30
Quality criterion - Name: Quality control measures / Weighting: 30
Price - Weighting: 50/50
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project:

09 02 02 (Life Op.) Circular Economy and Quality of Life

II.2.14)Additional information

Published in the PIN OJ S 071-179754 with the title ‘Green Public Procurement (GPP) Helpdesk’ and a budget of EUR 280 000.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2021/S 127-335538
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 090202/2021/859995/SER/ENV.B.1
Title:

Operation of an EU Helpdesk for the Support and Promotion of Sustainable Public Procurement (SPP) Helpdesk

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
01/12/2021
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 2
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: ICLEI European Secretariat GmbH
Postal address: Leopoldring 3
Town: Freiburg im Breisgau
NUTS code: DE Deutschland
Postal code: 79098
Country: Germany
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Association Européenne pour l’Information sur le Développement Local
Postal address: Chaussée Saint-Pierre 260
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE Belgique / België
Postal code: 1040
Country: Belgium
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 560 000.00 EUR
Total value of the contract/lot: 546 976.80 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be subcontracted
Value or proportion likely to be subcontracted to third parties
Proportion: 4 %
Short description of the part of the contract to be subcontracted:

2,29 % + 1,55 % = 3,84 %

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in Section I.3). In case of unavailability or disruptions in the functioning of the electronic means of communication provided in Section I.3) in the last five calendar days before the time limit for receipt indicated in Section IV.2.2), the contracting authority reserves the right to extend this time limit and publish the extension at the internet address provided in Section I.3), without a preceding publication of a corrigendum to this notice. Economic operators interested in this procurement are invited to subscribe to the call for tenders at the address in Section I.3) in order to get notified when new information or documents are published.

Please see the reserve clause at point 3.5 of the tender specifications available at the address indicated in Section I.3).

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court of the European Union
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: L-2925
Country: Luxembourg
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in Section I.3).

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
06/01/2022